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Horror Almanac – September 11

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BORN ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 1979 – Cameron Richardson, has appeared in “The Evil Gene”, “Holy Ghost People”, “Rise: Blood Hunter”, “Open Water 2: Adrift”, and more.
  • 1979 – Tiffany Shepis, scream queen who has appeared in “Hallows’ Eve”, “She Wolf Rising”, “Night of the Demons”, “Bonnie & Clyde vs. Dracula”, “Terror Firmer”, “Scarecrow” and many more.
  • 1979 – Ariana Richards, who starred in “Tremors,” “Spaced Invaders” and “Jurassic Park.”
  • 1967 – Harry Connick Jr. who appeared in “Independence Day,””Bug” and as serial killer “Daryll Lee Cullum” in the film “Copycat.”
  • 1963 – Virginia Madsen who has appeared in “Candyman,” “Zombie High” “Number 23” and the 1999 version of “The Haunting.”
  • 1962 – Elizabeth Daily who does the voice of “Tommy Pickles” on the “Rugrats” cartoon series. She also appeared in the films “One Dark Night” and “The Devil’s Rejects.”
  • 1960 – Anne Ramsay who appeared in the remake of “Planet of the Apes” and “Critters 4.”
  • 1958 – Scott Patterson, who played “Agent Peter Strahm” in “Saw IV & V.”
  • 1955 – Felton Perry, who appeared in the films “Robocop 1, 2 & 3,” “Puppet Master 4” and “Hollywood Vampyr.”
  • 1954 – Tibor Takács, director of the films “The Gate”, “The Gate 2”, “I, Madman”, “Rats”, “Mansquito”, “Ice Spiders”, “Mega Snake” and many more.
  • 1940 – Director Brian De Palma, whose film credits include “Dressed To Kill,” “The Black Dahlia,” “The Phantom of Paradise,” “Sisters” and “Carrie.”
  • 1926 – Lee Richardson, who has appeared in the films “The Exorcist III,” “The Fly II” and “The Believers.”
  • 1917 – The late Herbert Lom, wonderful actor who starred in comedies such as “The Pink Panther” films and “The Devil’s Daughter”, “The Masque of the Red Death”, “The Dead Zone”, “And Now the Screaming Starts!”, “Count Dracula”, “Mark of the Devil”, “The Phantom of the Opera” and many more.
Cameron Richardson
Cameron Richardson
Tiffany Shepis
Tiffany Shepis
Ariana Richards
Ariana Richards
Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
Brian De Palma
Brian De Palma

DIED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

  • 2010 – Kevin McCarthy, starred in such films as “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”, “Piranha”, “The Howling”, “Twilight Zone: The Movie”, “The Sleeping Car”, and more. He passed away at the age of 96.
  • 2009 – Zakes Mokae, had appeared in “The X-Files (TV Series)”, “Vampire in Brooklyn”, “Slaughter of the Innocents”, “Dust Devil”, “Body Parts”, “The Serpent and the Rainbow”, and more. He died at the age of 75.
  • 2003 – John Ritter, best known for his role as “Jack Tripper” on “Three’s Company,” passed away at the age of 54. He appeared in “Bride Of Chucky” and The TV mini series “It” based on the book by Stephen King.
  • 2002 – Kim Hunter who played “Dr. Zira” in the “The Planet of the Apes” films, passed away at the age of 79.
  • 1994 – Jessica Tandy who appeared in “The Birds” and “Cocoon,” passed away on at the age of 85.
  • 1987 – Lorne Greene, best known for playing “Ben Carthwright,” owner of the “Ponderosa” ranch, on the TV series “Bonanza,” passed away at the age of 72. He played “Commander Adama” on the original version of the TV series “Battlestar Galactica.”
  • 1970 – Chester Morris who appeared in the films “The Bat Whispers” and “She Creature,” passed away at the age of 69.
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
Zakes Mokae
Zakes Mokae
John Ritter
John Ritter
Lorne Greene
Lorne Greene

FILMS RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN HORROR HISTORY

Maniac 1934
Kiss of the Vampire 1963
Shock Corridor 1963

Hellraiser 1987
The Curse 1987
Fatal Attraction 1987
Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth 1992
Cube 1997
Hellgate: The House That Screamed 2 2001
April Fools 2007
Chaos In Outer Space 2009
Sorority Row 2009

Kiss of the Vampire movie poster

The Curse 1987 movie poster

Hellraiser movie poster

 

Written by Michael Juvinall

I am a Horror journalist, producer, ravenous Horror fiend, aficionado of the classic Universal Monsters, Hammer Horror, Werewolves, and all things Horror.